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From: Nathaniel Gray <n8gray@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Which syntax to teach ?
I'm using a Motif editor on OS X, so GTK would be a big step up,
particularly if it used native widgets!  ;^)

-n8

On 10/24/07, skaller <skaller@users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
>
> On Thu, 2007-10-25 at 00:10 +0100, Jon Harrop wrote:
> > On Wednesday 24 October 2007 23:52:54 Nathaniel Gray wrote:
> > > I know it seems silly to devote so much energy to debating editors,
> >
> > On the contrary, I find it amazing that there is no slick editor written in
> > OCaml to let people write simple OCaml programs with an integrated top-level,
> > build system, graphics libraries and packages for the main distros. I think
> > that would be enormously beneficial for all newbies and could easily be
> > available for Linux and Mac OS X as well as using the latest ocamlbuild,
> > camlp4 3.10, LablGTK2 and so on.
> >
> > In fact, I would say that OCaml is ideally suited to this task because it
> > falls in the metaprogramming category!
>
> Unfortunately, UI access is the problem. Who wants a GTK editor on
> Windows? On OSX? On KDE?
>
>
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> John Skaller <skaller at users dot sf dot net>
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